David has over 20 years of experience as a senior executive (MD, CEO, GGM) running Australasian businesses with Manufacturing, Distribution and Wholesaling operations. With an emphasis on business to business operations across a diverse mix of industries in Australasia, David developed a passion for business improvement and assisting strategic transformations. Working with Private, Corporate and Private Equity owners of businesses from $10m to $100m turnover, David crafted a record of successfully implementing restructures, divestments and business unit consolidation.
With International experience, specifically in Australasia and the Pacific, David has assisted many firms with their international ambitions. A familiarity with different business structures, such as Franchise & Joint Venture models, he has led teams across a diverse mix of industries including FMCG, Apparel, Government, Building Materials, Leisure, Recycling, HVAC, Food Processing, Educational & Office Products.
Additionally David has significant experience and a real passion for developing organisation’s abilities to execute. He has a background in Leadership Training and Coaching having set up a management consultancy in South Africa specialising in Team Development. He has been the Training Manager for Fletcher Distribution and is currently a mentor for Business Mentors New Zealand.